MY ENGINE RACES

Asked by May 03, 2013 at 01:44 AM about the 1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

WHEN STARTING AND DRIVING THE ENGINE RACES AND DOES NOT GO DOWN..I TRIED USING WD40 ON THE PEDAL CABLE...WHAT IS THE CAUSE

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Doers the butterfly close all the way in the throttle body? Check it with the engine off.

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POSSIBLE THROTTLE BODY OR SENSOR OR PEDAL CABLE BROKE OR STUCK

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idk about thes new cars but my 1988 camaro done the same thing and a spring broke off it may be that if it has one thats why i do not like the new cars

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